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New CosmopolitanismsSouth Asians in the US

New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US

Gita Rajan and Shailja Sharma (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752800
eISBN:
9780804767842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752800.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book offers an in-depth look at the ways in which technology, travel, and globalization have altered traditional patterns of immigration for South Asians who live and work in the United States, ... More

Sheltering WomenNegotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Sonja Plesset

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Residents of Parma, Italy pride themselves on their sophistication and connection to European modernity. But despite a reputation for civility, intimate partner violence continues to take place, ... More

ShorelinesSpace and Rights in South India

Shorelines: Space and Rights in South India

Ajantha Subramanian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761468
eISBN:
9780804786850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761468.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

After a clerical sanction prohibited them from fishing for a week, a group of Catholic fishers from a village on India's southwestern coast took their church to court. They called on the state to ... More

Turf WarsTerritory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Bettina Ng'weno

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

People of African descent living in the Colombian Andes had long been struggling, as peasants and workers, for political participation and equal citizenship. When the 1991 Colombian Constitution ... More

What Can You Say?America's National Conversation on Race

What Can You Say?: America's National Conversation on Race

John Hartigan Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763363
eISBN:
9780804774666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

We are in a transitional moment in our national conversation on race. Despite optimistic predictions that Barack Obama's election would signal the end of race as an issue in America, the race-related ... More

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